What's On Suncoast

What’s On Suncoast? 3.18 – 3.25

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for things around the area this week of March 18 -25, 2022!

Bloom N Chalk Fest 2022

Bloom & Chalk On Suncoast

Bloom N Chalk Fest 2022
401 Main St, Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Escape to beautiful Safety Harbor for a magical experience in art. Stroll quaint Main Street, view historical landmarks, shop eclectic boutiques and enjoy the area’s finest restaurants as you watch local, national and international artists create sidewalk art that is as real as Picasso & Rembrandt. Proceeds from Bloom N Art N Chalk Fest benefit Safety Harbor Regional Museum fund local art projects and scholarships.

Saturday, March 19th: 10 am – Dusk
Chalk Art & Murals on Main
Ice Sculpture at Gazebo
Kids Chalk Garden at Regions
Highwaymen Exhibit


Sunday, March 20th: 9 am – 4 pm
Chalk Art & Murals on Main
Kiwanis Arts & Crafts Show
Artist Award Ceremony

Bakery on Suncoast

Manos Bakery Cafe

Manos Bakery Cafe
Westshore Pizza XIV, 1969 Drew St, Clearwater, FL 33765

The Kranias family has been baking European bread, pastries, cookies, cakes, and confections for three generations. Gregory Kranias opened his first bakery in 1922. Fine natural products and personal service were always the pinnacles of their success from the beginning. Grandfather Gregory grew his wheat, had it ground in the local grist mill, and then baked the bread in wood-burning brick ovens. Once the day’s baking was complete, Grandfather Gregory would place the bread and pastries in baskets and deliver them door-to-door in his donkey-drawn cart.

That tradition continued with his son Yanni until mid-1970. From 1970 on, they modernized the operation but maintained the tradition of exceptional service and fine quality. Today the bakeries in Greece are still managed by Yanni, his wife Mary, and sons Gregory and Vasilios as bakers and fine pastry chefs. Emanuil (Manos), Yanni’s second son, emigrated to the US and continued the family tradition. He opened Sweet Bread Co. in South Tampa before opening Manos Bakery Cafe in Clearwater.

Check out some of their amazing offerings today!

Monday – Friday 7 am – 7 pm

Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Cirque On Suncoast

Cirque Des Voix

Cirque Des Voix
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235

The CAC teams up with the Key Chorale to present an exhilaratingly unique show that combines a live 100 voice choir and music by the 40+ piece Cirque Orchestra with professional circus artists. Catch all the excitement this coming weekend at the Ulla Searing Big Top on Regatta Island at Nathan Benderson Park. This will surely be a thrilling, unique show for the entire family that you don’t want to miss.

March 18 @ 7:30 pm – March 20 @ 3:00 pm (check website for your showtime preference)

Speaks Clam Bar

Speaks Clam Bar

Speaks Clam Bar
8764 E State Road 70 Bradenton, FL 34202

At the turn of the 19th century, New York’s Little Italy saw the first of many Italian clam bars. These clam bars all had one thing in common. It was all about the sauce. Guests would choose a sweet, medium, or hot sauce to complement their Italian favorites. And for many years, guys and dolls enjoyed their Italian dishes with some fine hooch. Unfortunately, during Prohibition, fans of clam bars would have to jump to a juice joint to wet their whistles.

For generations, the owner’s family lived in New York and experienced firsthand the journey of the Italian clam bars. They still have great memories of getting spiffy and visiting the local clam bar. They always thought it would’ve been the cat’s pajamas to walk thru the door of an Italian clam bar on the day Prohibition ended. In creating Speaks Clam Bar, they did just that where the finest Italian meals in the great clam bar tradition are enjoyed in the fun-loving spirit of the speakeasy. Perfect for a swell time with your family and friends.

Mon – Thurs, 11 am-10 pm
Fri – Sat, 11 am – 11 pm
Sun, 12 pm – 10 pm

2022 Spring Indie Markets at UTC

UTC Craft On Suncoast

2022 Spring Indie Markets at UTC
The Mall at University Town Center, 140 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, FL 34243

Do not miss this amazing event that will include 70+ crafters, artisans, and independent business owners from all over Florida. Vendors include Spring Decor, Candles, Jewelry, Clothing, Accessories, Plants, Art, Bath Products, Crystals, Treats, Produce & more! This event is also featuring Food Trucks and loads of entertainment. There is sure to be something for everyone, and besides, it is a great chance to get out and enjoy our wonderful spring weather here on the Suncoast.

Saturday, March 19th (10 am-6 pm)

Sunday, March 20th (11 am-4 pm)

Saturday, March 26th (10 am-6 pm)

Sunday, March 27th (11 am-4 pm)

Photos from the above business website or Facebook pages.

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